Cruise lines, perhaps more than any other segment of the shipping market, have eagerly adopted advanced integrated bridge systems to help protect not only passenger, crews and reputations, but also the more than half-billion dollar homes within which they reside.
Consolidation of manufacturing and service entities is perhaps the world's worst kept secret. Marine propulsion manufacturers, in particular, have been rapidly consolidating companies, lines and capabilities in order to broaden their organizations to be truly global,
The latest addition to the Canadian Department of Fisheries and Oceans' fisheries patrol fleet, the Leonard J. Cowley, is the largest and most sophisticated vessel of her type in Canada. Operating out of St. John's, Newfoundland, her major function
Gulf Craft, Inc., Patterson, La., recently delivered a 100-foot, 150- passenger party fishing vessel to Ronger Fishing Fleet, Sheepshead Bay, N.Y. The M/V Super Ranger is 100 feet long, has a beam of 25 feet, draft of 5.5 feet and a hull depth of 5.
Avondale Industries Inc., New Orleans, La., was recently awarded a $319-million contract by the U.S. Navy to construct three T-AO-187 Class fleet oilers. Each of the Henry J. Kaiser Class oilers will have a displacement of 40,700 tons, length of 677-1/2 feet, and beam of 97-1/2 feet.
Stanley L. Clark has been named president of Raytheon Marine Company and Sorensen Company, two Raytheon Company operations based in Manchester, N.H. Raytheon Marine Company manufacturers a broad line of marine electronic equipment for navigation, communication, and safety.